Jonathan Polkest - Draw Me Tempted
Jonathan Polkest’s ‘Draw Me/Tedna Ve' drawing installation has been appearing in public spaces around the U.K.since 2004 ,TF2016 invites you to create a masterpiece in the drawing booth which is an adapted camera obscura, allowing people of all abilities, ages and backgrounds to draw a seated companion using simple marker pens and paper. Although simple and fun to use, it is much more than a drawing that is produced, the person drawing generally captures the personality of the subject, often leading to a deeper understanding of the relationship between subject and image maker. A curiosity about imaging is deepened as the experience is likened to being inside a large camera, the pictures are temporarily attached to surfaces in the immediate vicinity to create an instant portrait gallery. people can photograph their work or return later to collect their portrait at the end of the event.
TF2016 community art in street locations contributing to interaction, recognition and understanding.
Watch the Draw Me Portrait installation in action: https://vimeo.com/31215928